Friday, August 1, 2014

Dining Room Update - Decisions

 

 

 

My dining room update has been put on hold, while I have been distracted by vacation, outside gardening and furniture painting projects. Since things are winding down outside, I am ready to get back to my plans. Decisions have been made and I have placed some orders.

First, this neutral floral fabric will be used to recover the six dining room chairs. This should be a fast and easy project, though I have to admit, it has been years since I have attempted to do this. But, I remember it being pretty simple. I just need to find my staple gun :-)

 

 

This fabric from Calico Corners will pair well with the chair fabric and will be used for a table runner. The colors will also blend with a foyer rug that is adjacent to the space and some pillows I already made. Or, I may find another contrasting print (maybe a stripe) for some new pillows. Time to get out my sewing machine!

 

 

I decided on this oversize clock for a statement wall because it would blend well with the wood tones already in the space. This was my hardest decision, because I couldn't decide to go formal or rustic, but decided to keep the space a little more traditional.

 

 

Here is where I am adding the rustic and less formal elements with one of these wood shelves from Pottery Barn and whimsical accessories. I decided on one long shelf instead of stacking two or three and adding height with the accessories.

I am looking forward to finishing this up pretty fast once I start, so look for a reveal post within the next few weeks. An updated dining room, just in time for fall, sounds like perfect timing.

To see my Dining Room inspiration post click here.

Have a wonderful weekend!

 

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17 comments:

  1. Love the fabrics. And, I just added two of the ledges in our dining room and LOVE them!!

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  2. Just love the fabric and colour scheme,

    All the best Jan

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  3. Relaxed formal is what springs to mind; it's going to look stunning!

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  4. I love your fabric choices and the clock is gorgeous. Fall is a fun time to add some changes to a dining room, just in time for upcoming holidays. Wishing you a good weekend. Mildred

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  5. Love the fabrics you selected, Vicki!...:)JP

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  6. The fabric is fantastic, gorgeous. Love the shelves.

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  7. It's going to look great! Love your fabric. Can't wait to see the finished project!

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  8. It must be a Fall thing, I too have thought of redoing this and that . . . I already did some furniture rearranging . . . I like your fabric . . .

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  9. Love your choice of fabric. Vacations are a good distraction. Have a great weekend.

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  10. I LOVE that fabric and the shelves! Have a blessed weekend dear friend, can't wait to see it all together! HUGS!

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  11. What a perfect blend of styles! I love the decorative shelves and your choice of accessories. Isn't Calico Corners fabulous? So much inspiration there! Can't wait to see the finished product.

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  12. Ol, this is going to be so pretty. How exciting to be getting a "new" room. :)

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  13. Good luck with your project. You might enjoy reading about the "Saga of My Dining Room" http://sweetwaterstyle.blogspot.com/2013/08/the-epic-saga-of-dining-room-part-iii.html I recovered chairs, which led to more redecorating. I hope you have as much fun as I did with your redo!

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  14. Vicki, it's going to be beautiful! Best of luck with your projects! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  15. Love your fabric choices. Looking forward to seeing how this progresses!

    Lory
    Designthusiasm.com

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  16. Love the fabrics. Are you going to use Scotch guard or something similar on the seats?

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  17. Beautiful selections! Thanks for joining HSH!
    Sherry

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